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Rama, Sita and Lakshmana

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kangra (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.82-1912

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Rama, Sita and Lakshmana at hermitage, in consultation with two brahmins. Illustration to the Ramayana.

Place of Origin

Kangra (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 293 mm maximum, Width: 220 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Height: 210 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 143 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Rama, Sita and Lakshmana at hermitage, Ramayana illustration, in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Kangra, ca. 1830

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 308, cat. no. 69.
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022

Materials

Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper; Gold

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Water lilies; Hermitage; Deities; Brahmins

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Religion; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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